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How would emerging economies handle another global financial crisis? Liliana Rojas-Suarez’s new resilience test shows Argentina and India should be worried.
What characteristics matter most for the next USAID administrator, and what should be at the top of her or his agenda? Ben Leo and Casey Dunning sound off.
The African Development Bank is holding an open and competitive process to select its next president. Todd Moss shares what he would ask the eight candidates.
Nazanin Ash calls on US engagement to focus more on stability and growth. The twice proposed—and twice rejected—Middle East Incentive Fund could help.
Some RBA programs work by increasing attention to results, but few actually pay for outcomes. Perakis and Savedoff say donors still need to be more hands-off.
The USAID administrator discussed his tenure and the future of USAID with CGD’s Rajesh Mirchandani just days before stepping down. Podcast and video.
Not quite. Funding surpassed appeals for $1.5 billion, but a faster response could have saved lives and money. Amanda Glassman and Karen Grépin explain.
Nigeria delays its elections citing the fight against Boko Haram as the reason. Todd Moss shares his five reasons why the delay seems fishy, and why it matters.
Africans’ own top development priority is infrastructure, especially in poorer countries. New CGD research examines this demand and its policy implications.